EL7Z UP is an upcoming seven-member K-pop project girl group under WAKEONE, formed on the show “Queendom Puzzle”. The group members consist of Hwiseo, Nana, Yuki, Kei, Yeoreum, Yeonhee, and Yeeun. The group is scheduled to debut in September 2023.
EL7Z UP Profile
|EL7Z UP Members||Hwiseo, Nana, Yuki, Kei, Yeoreum, Yeonhee, Yeeun|
|Type||Kpop Girl Group|
EL7Z UP Facts:
– The group’s name, EL7Z UP, is pronounced as ‘else-up’.
– The group was formed through the Mnet survival show “Queendom Puzzle” and is composed of 7 idols who have already debuted in their respective groups.
– The official lineup of EL7Z UP was unveiled on August 15, 2023, during the final episode of Queendom Puzzle.
– The group’s name, EL7Z UP, is an anagram of “PUZZLE” and the name conveys the idea of assembling the finest seven members, like solving a puzzle.
– In episode 7 of Queendom Puzzle, the name of the upcoming girl group was revealed as EL7Z U+P and a preview released on August 14 showcased the name change to EL7Z UP.
– The show, Queendom Puzzle, featured 22 already-debuted idols as contestants that competed to be included in the final lineup of the project group.
– All EL7Z UP members debuted in different years.
– The group announced that they will go on a world tour and start the tour with a fan concert held in Japan at the end of October 2023.
– The group will be participating in the MAMA Awards in November 2023 and would be performing on stage.
– EL7Z UP members got ranked in the following order in the finale of Queendom Puzzle: Hwiseo (rank 1) – Nana – Yuki – Kei – Yeoreum – Yeonhee – Yeeun (rank 7).
EL7Z UP Members Profile
|Stage Name||Kei (케이)1|
|Birth Name||Kim Ji Yeon (김지연)|
|Birthday||March 20, 1995|
|Age||28 (in Mar 2023)|
|Height||162 cm (5’3”)|
|Weight||47 kg (104 lbs)|
– Kei was born in Incheon, South Korea.
– She was the main vocalist in the group “Lovelyz” (2014–2021)
– In the final episode of Queendom Puzzle, Kei achieved the 4th position with 376,553 votes and was included in the final line up of the group.
– She has various nicknames including “flower k”, “Aegyo chief”, “Kim K”, “Milk Rubber”, and “Plum”.
– Kei is the oldest among all EL7Z UP members.
– She prefers YouTube over Netflix.
– When it comes to frozen treats, she like ice cream over shaved ice.
– Kei tends to focus more on lyrics than melody in music.
– She favors bread over rice cake, fried chicken over seasoned chicken, pork over beef, and kimchi soup over soybean paste soup.
– She made her solo debut with the mini album “Over and Over” under the stage name Kim Ji Yeon on October 8, 2019.
– Her MBTI Type is ESFJ.
– Cooking is her specialty.
– Among EL7Z UP members, Kei has the most experience in the industry.
– Kei has a habit of sharing food with her favorite people and fans, earning her nicknames like “Kepago” and “Bappago”.
– She has been featured in magazines such as “HIM”, “CeCi”, and “The Star”.
– Kei loves Rilakkuma.
– Her favorite colors include pastel pink, mint, and all pastel shades.
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|Stage Name||Yeeun (예은)|
|Birth Name||Jang Ye Eun (장예은)|
|Birthday||August 10, 1998|
|Age||25 (in Aug 2023)|
|Height||166 cm (5’5″)|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lbs)|
– Yeeun is the second tallest in EL7Z UP.
– She was the main rapper and vocalist in the girl group CLC that disbanded in 2021.
– She is skilled at cooking.
– In April 2023, she made her solo debut with the single “The Beginning.”
– In the final episode of Queendom Puzzle, Yeeun secured the 7th rank with 350,517 votes and was included in the final lineup of the group.
– She was a schoolmate of BTS’ Jungkook.
– She loves to play Overwatch.
– Among EL7Z UP members, she and Kei have the most industry experience.
– She is left-handed.
– She enjoys engaging in activities like building Legos and solving puzzles.
– Currently, she is under Superbell Company.
– Yeeun has been featured in various magazines including Vogue Girl, Allure Korea, Singles, Indeed, and MAPS.
– Her hobbies are cooking, sock collecting/wrapping, fruit peeling, and speaking Chinese.
– She holds a valid driver’s license.
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|Stage Name||Yeoreum (여름)|
|Birth Name||Lee Yeo Reum (이여름)|
|Birthday||January 10, 1999|
|Age||24 (in Jan 2023)|
|Height||162 cm (5’4″)|
|Weight||45 kg (99 lbs)|
– Yeoreum is the lead rapper, main dancer, and vocalist in WJSN.
– Her group WJSN was the 1st place winner in Queendom 2.
– Her favorite fruit is the peach.
– She has a resemblance to Taeyeon from SNSD.
– She often plays Nintendo games during her free time.
– In the final episode of “Queendom Puzzle,” Yeoreum secured the 5th rank with 371,096 votes and was placed in the final lineup of EL7Z UP.
– She loves to eat fruits.
– She’s also a member of WJSN’s sub-unit “WJSN CHOCOME.”
– Yeoreum is known for her sensitive nose and skill at identifying scents.
– She doesn’t like vegetables and dislikes wasabi, onions, and bell peppers.
– As a hobby, she enjoys reading self-development books.
– Yeoreum is a sleep talker, as seen on After School Club.
– Yeoreum has a younger brother.
– During her audition, she danced to ‘Say My Name’ and successfully passed.
– Among EL7Z UP members, Yeoreum is the only member whose group has won the “Queendom” show in the past.
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|Stage Name||Yeonhee (연희)|
|Birth Name||Kim Yeon Hee (김연희)|
|Birthday||December 6, 2000|
|Age||23 years old (in Dec 2023)|
|Height||161 cm (5’3ft)|
– Yeonhee and Kei are the shortest members in EL7Z UP.
– She is the leader, main vocalist, rapper, and dancer in her group “Rocket Punch”.
– Yeonhee participated in the survival show “Queendom Puzzle” and achieved a 6th rank with 358,059 global votes and was included in the final lineup of the group.
– Yeonhee’s preferred delivery food is chicken feet.
– She loves to eat air-fried sweet potatoes.
– She frequently changes her hair color.
– She’s nicknamed “Desert Fox” due to her resemblance to it.
– Watching concerts, playing Sudoku, and reading webtoons are her favorite hobbies.
– Girls’ Generation are her role models.
– Yeonhee is the shortest among all EL7Z UP members.
– Her specialties include quickly falling asleep, playing Cham Cham Cham, and skateboarding.
– She has her own healing methods, which include looking at the sky, walking, stargazing, talking to people, and making phone calls.
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|Stage Name||Nana (나나)|
|Birth Name||Kwon Na Yeon (권나연)|
|Birthday||March 9, 2001|
|Age||22 (in Mar 2023)|
|Height||164 cm (5’4″)|
– Nana participated in Queendom Puzzle alongside her fellow group member Wooyeon.
– She is the leader, main dancer, lead vocalist, lead rapper, and visual in the group “woo!ah!“.
– Her training period lasted for three years before her debut.
– In the final episode of Queendom Puzzle, Nana secured the 2nd rank with a total of 430,450 votes and was placed in the final lineup of EL7Z UP.
– Her fruit favorites include strawberries and kiwi.
– She prefers bubble tea from cafes over coffee.
– She’s capable of speaking simple, everyday Japanese.
– She doesn’t like mint chocolate.
– The philtrum (the indentation above the upper lip) is her favorite facial feature.
– During her school years, she was a junior of ATEEZ‘s Jongho in elementary, middle, and high school.
– She enjoys dishes like shabu shabu and maratang.
– She doesn’t like naengmyeon and makguksu but likes to eat bibimmyeon.
– Chocolate cake is one of her favorite desserts.
– Nana looks up to her own mother as her role model.
– Arm wrestling is a her specialty.
– Her favorite food includes chicken feet.
– She uses a Dior perfume.
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|Stage Name||Hwiseo (휘서)|
|Birth Name||Jo Hwi Hyeon (조휘현)|
|Birthday||July 31, 2002|
|Age||21 (in 2023)|
|Height||169 cm (5’7″)|
– Hwiseo is the main vocalist and rapper in the group “H1-KEY”.
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Hwiseo participated in Queendom Puzzle alongside another H1-KEY member, Riina.
– Pizza and baekseolgi (white tteokbokki) are her among her favourite food.
– She has an bright and optimistic personality.
– Hwiseo secured the 1st rank with 594,400 votes and was placed in the final lineup of EL7Z UP.
– In her leisure time, she likes crafting, movie watching, and walking.
– She likes colored dresses rather than black ones.
– Hwiseo is the tallest member in EL7Z UP.
– She views her eyes as her attractive features.
– Her favorite colors include red, black, and hot pink.
– She likes to eat spicy food.
– Hwiseo is skilled at Korean folk singing, which she uses for her aegyos.
– She finds it challenging to handle tense situations.
– She enjoys eating pizza, fried chicken, hamburgers, and fruits.
– She has a drivers license.
– Coffee is her favorite drink.
– Capybaras are among her favorite animals.
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|Stage Name||Yuki (유키)|
|Birth Name||Mori Koyuki (もうりこゆき)|
|Birthday||November 6, 2002|
|Age||21 (in Nov 2023)|
|Height||164 cm (5’4″)|
– Yuki is the main rapper, lead dancer, and vocalist in the PURPLE KISS.
– She was born in Japan.
– Yuki participated in the survival show “Queendom Puzzle” and achieved a 3rd rank with 394,649 global votes.
– She has several nicknames such as “Ko Yu-chan,” “Keio Yuki” and “Ko Bok-hee.”
– Yuki is known for spending the longest time in the bathroom.
– Despite being one of the older members in her group, she is the youngest member in EL7Z UP.
– Momo (TWICE) is her dance role model, and Soyeon (G-IDLE) is her rap role model.
– She loves sleeping and sometimes sleeps up to 16 hours a day.
– She is friends with Tsuki (Billie).
– Michael Jackson is her role model.
– She enjoys watching movies alone and shopping in her spare time.
– In RWB Entertainment, Yuki is the only foreign member.
– Her parents started learning Korean because of her.
– She likes Tomato spaghetti more than cream spaghetti.
– Her family includes her parents and an older brother.
– Yuki is the only foreign and Japanese member in EL7Z UP.
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EL7Z UP FAQs
1. How old are the EL7Z UP members? (oldest to youngest)
EL7Z UP members’ ages and birthdays are as follows:
– Kei was born on March 20, 1995, and is 28 years old.
– Yeeun was born on August 10, 1998, and is 25 years old.
– Yeoreum was born on January 10, 1999, and is 24 years old.
– Yeonhee was born on December 6, 2000, and is 22 years old.
– Nana was born on March 9, 2001, and is 22 years old.
– Hwiseo was born on July 31, 2002, and is 21 years old.
– Yuki was born on November 6, 2002, and is 20 years old.
2. How tall are the EL7Z UP members? (tallest to shortest)
EL7Z UP members’ heights are the following from tallest to shortest:
– Hwiseo’s height is 169 cm (5’7″).
– Yeeun’s height is 166 cm (5’5″)
– Nana’s height is 164 cm (5’4″).
– Yuki’s height is 164 cm (5’4″).
– Kei’s height is 162 cm (5’3”).
– Yeoreum’s height is 162 cm (5’4″).
– Yeonhee’s height is 161 cm (5’3ft).
Hwiseo is the tallest member in EL7Z UP and Yeonhee is the shortest.
3. Where are the EL7Z UP members from? (ethnicity & nationality)
EL7Z UP members’ nationality & ethnicity are as follows:
– Hwiseo is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Kei is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yeonhee is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yeoreum is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Nana is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yuki is Japanese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yeeun is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
All EL7Z UP members are from South Korea except for Yuki who is Japanese
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